New Hampton’s Bill Boyd, who is with his wife Connie and daughter Abby, is honored by the Iowa High School Athletic Association at the state baseball tournament earlier this month.

Umpire heads to the Hall

IHSAA gives highest honor to New Hampton’s Bill Boyd

When Bill Boyd heard the news about his induction into the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame, he wasn’t sure what to think.

“I think the first thing I thought was, ‘Really?’ Not that I’m not honored but to me, I was thinking there are other guys who are more deserving than me,” he said before adding with that trademark Bill Boyd mischievous smile, “and then I figured it was just because I’m getting old.”

Make no mistake about it, though, Boyd has the pedigree of a Hall of Famer.

For more on this story see the August 13 Tribune.

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